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Opposition to proposed Entergy plan for N.O. East power plant growing

Opposition to a proposed new power plant for Entergy appears to be growing among eastern New Orleans residents. WWL News reported that those who object

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Former Angola inmate won’t face retrial, D.A. says

Robert Jones, a New Orleans man who spent 23 years behind bars after being convicted of rape and murder but was released by an appeals

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Louisiana HBCUs dominate Ebony’s queen’s list
By Tia Alphonse Contributing Writer The smartest and most beautiful queens come from Louisiana. That’s according to Ebony magazine when it announced its choices for the 2016 – 2017 Historically ...
Two N.O. prisoners receive overdue release
By Fritz Esker Contributing Writer The Louisiana Department of Corrections released prisoners Jessie Crittindon and Eddie Copelin on Friday, January 13, one day after the MacArthur Justice Center filed lawsuits to secure ...
Federal monitor says NOPD hiring bad recruits
Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton, the Washington, DC-based law firm tapped to oversee the implementation of the NOPD’s federally mandated, 492-point consent decree aimed at overhauling the troubled police department, ...
Constable makes offer to assist NOPD
By Christopher Tidmore Contributing Writer Interdepartmental “loaning” of police officers has become all the rage in New Orleans of late. Last Wednesday, citing the recent shooting of a five-month-old infant in ...
Critics believe Florida Ave. roadway would help St. Bernard at the expense of the 9th Ward
By Susan Buchanan Contributing Writer A Florida Avenue road project, conceived before Katrina, will bring hardship to the Ninth Ward and adjacent areas of New Orleans, while helping neighboring St. Bernard Parish, ...
Zulu takes a stand against youth violence
As residents of New Orleans continue to grapple with the rise in violence that shows no sign of letting up, members of the city’s premier Black carnival organization have stepped ...
Gun violence explodes in New Orleans in 2017
Although NOPD officials and the City of New Orleans are not saying much publicly about it, the city is in the midst of a budding crisis as gun violence has ...
N.O. mother whose son was killed by police hoping to heal nation with book
By Anastasia L Semien Contributing Writer (Jozef Syndicate) — When Delzorah Barnett first learned that her son had been shot and was in the hospital clinging to his life, she nearly ...

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